prose contest: Seven Hills
- Seven Hills Literary Contest
Now accepting submissions!
Upload Deadline: Aug. 31, 2012 (Firm)
Contest does not accept work previously published or having received awards in other
competitions. Notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Win cash, publication, and recognition!
$100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third
Plus publication in the Seven Hills Review
Short Story 2,500 word maximum, any genre.
Creative Nonfiction 2,500 word maximum. Submissions in this genre could include (but are not limited to) memoir, food or travel writing, personal essays, new journalism, biography, nonfiction stories, and nature writing. The emphasis in creative nonfiction is on factually true yet elegant literary expression.
Children's Chapter Books for ages 6-12, with 2,500 word maximum. Submit a synopsis of the chapter book (100 words or less) along with a representative excerpt of 2,500 words. (Note: We offer children's picture book competition in alternate years.)
Flash Fiction 500 word maximum, any genre.
Submit electronically through Submishmash:
Author's name is not to appear on manuscript pages.
Fee of $17 per submission, nonmembers. $12 TWA members with paid dues. Pay by credit card on a secure server. Your credit card information is not stored.
You will receive an acknowledgment email that your manuscript is in the system.
A list of winners will be posted on the TWA Web site by Nov. 30, 2012.